The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 50 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 0.43% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 0.47% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£295 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £283
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
PHP Developer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 430 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.32% 93.48% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 269 215
Average daily rate £338 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +9.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the South Wales region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the South Wales region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 12 £295 +2.60% 3
Bridgend - - - -
PHP Developer
Wales

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
3 12 (75.00%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (62.50%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) HTML5
6 8 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) Web Design
7 7 (43.75%) Ajax
7 7 (43.75%) OO
8 6 (37.50%) Apache
8 6 (37.50%) XML
8 6 (37.50%) CSS3
9 5 (31.25%) OOP
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 5 (31.25%) JSON
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) LAMP
10 3 (18.75%) MySQL
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle
10 3 (18.75%) PHP5
10 3 (18.75%) PHP4
11 2 (12.50%) Open Source
11 2 (12.50%) Marketing
11 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
11 2 (12.50%) SAP
11 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) HTML5
5 7 (43.75%) Ajax
6 6 (37.50%) XML
6 6 (37.50%) CSS3
7 5 (31.25%) JSON
8 3 (18.75%) LAMP
9 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (6.25%) Laravel
10 1 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
1 8 (50.00%) Web Design
2 7 (43.75%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PHP5
4 3 (18.75%) PHP4
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (6.25%) Google